Author Archives: realmikeclark

About realmikeclark

23-year old Journalism & Psychology graduate of the University of Connecticut.

A Journalist Reignited

San Fermin, “Sonsick” The world is about marketing. Journalism is about marketing. And for a writer, this is discouraging. With the internet creating an emphasis on how to make journalism profitable, making it in freelance is more what’s your readership … Continue reading

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My Bloody FUCKING Valentine, “MBV”

Band: My Bloody Valentine Album: MBV Grade: 9.5/10  With Valentines Day just around the corner and a new My Bloody Valentine LP in my hands for the past week or so it was only appropriate. Kevin Shields is God to hipsters. … Continue reading

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The Balance Of Ranting Because Even An Assault Proves That YOLO

Recent times have found me working as a substitute teacher/teaching aide for the New Haven Board of Education. Within a year, if I choose, I can easily make the transition from sub to full-time teacher. I’ve been subbing for every … Continue reading

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Eight Ways To Keep The Unemployed Both Productive & Unproductive…For Cheap

“So you got a full-time, forty hour a week job, eh?” said John. “Yeah. Something like that…” This was me last month. I was finding the best way to keep my foot out of my mouth as I quit my … Continue reading

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Time To Organize My Portfolio

Morrrissey, “How Can Anybody Possibly Know How I Feel?” Disclaimer: Realized that I didn’t want to edit anything. So I didn’t edit anything. It’s time to put this blog to good use. That means it’s time to clean this shit up… … Continue reading

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Today I’m Realizing That I Need To Stop Being Dwight Howard

Lyrics It’s funny what things can inspire you. I can sit here for days with the urge to write. Wanting it. Feening. And nothing. Absolutely nothing. It kills. Sometimes I force myself to write. Then I write garbage. It’s so … Continue reading

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A Summer Summed Up In A 3 Minute Tune

Openly, everyone associates summer with the beach and skimpy clothes. Secretly, everyone associates it with music. The perfect kind for the summer mood. The summer has been pumping for only a month now. Summer & I have a love-hate relationship. … Continue reading

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Groupie Crush: When Being A Fan Simply Isn’t Enough

Fiona Apple, “To Your Love” It’s fair to say I’m a sucker for a girl who can appoint to my recreational interests. Actually, I think it’s fair to say anyone who shares interests with you is a person you’d like … Continue reading

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Everything Is New

Big Star – “O My Soul,” I received a dose of reality recently. I met a girl at the bar. She’s 28, a graduate of Cornell and New York University. She’s a teacher at a nearby school. Gorgeous girl, smart … Continue reading

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Fear Factor Of A Post-Graduate

La Sera – “I Can’t Keep You In My Mind” One week ago I graduated. I sat in fear of this day. Not because I actually feared graduation. I feared the day would never come. I’ve convinced myself, actually. There … Continue reading

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